Trump And The World

United States

Flying Blind, Trump’s Foreign Policy Keeps Allies Guessing

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As he nears his 100th day in office, President Donald Trump's efforts to appear decisive and unequivocal in his responses to fast-moving global crises have been undercut by a ...

United States

What Trump Talks About When He Talks About War

-OpEd- When U.S. President Donald Trump recounted last week’s bombing of Syria to a Fox News journalist, the first direct U.S. assault on the regime of the war-torn country, he shared an ...

United States

A Dog For Trump? This Reporter Wags Her Finger

-Essay- PARIS — Barack Obama’s family searched the country for a dog at the beginning of his presidency. Bo's first paw steps turned the Obama White House into a home. Is it time now that his ...

United States

World Newspapers Analyze Trump's "Trigger-Happy" Turnaround On Syria

-Analysis- For the longest time, Donald Trump has disparaged U.S. military involvement in the Middle East, mocked his rival’s strategy in Syria, and unequivocally stated that America’s enemy in ...

Italy

Italian Magazine: Behind Bars Of Trump Presidency

Il Sole 24 ORE magazine, March 17, 2017 — Photo: Charles Ommanney "The Closing Of The American Mind," reads the April cover of Il Sole 24 ORE's monthly magazine IL. This month's cover is a ...

United States

Kinder, Gentler Trump Still Has The Heavy Lifting Ahead

President Donald Trump's address to Congress marked a change in tone, but his ambitious agend...

United States

A Very Dangerous Man In The White House

Beyond his media attacks and over-the-top reality TV performances, Donald Trump's lack of com...

United States

Trump White House, On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown?

WASHINGTON — With President Donald Trump in his fourth full week in office, the upheaval inside the administration that West Wing officials had optimistically dismissed as growing pains is now ...

France

True Fiction: When President Trump Met President Le Pen

After the stunning Brexit referendum and Donald Trump's election in the United States, all eyes now shift to the land of "liberté, égalité, fraternité" to see what modern democracy holds in store ...

Mexico

The Wall Of Trump: Stand Your Ground, Pena Nieto!

-Editorial- SANTIAGO — Finally. The Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto reacted correctly to the new U.S. President Donald J. Trump, canceling the meeting they were scheduled to have last ...

Germany

A Call To Philosophers: Join The Fray, Help Fix Our World

Our era of authoritarian rulers and "alternative facts" makes the guiding light of philosophy mor...

United States

Defying Trump, Texas Sheriff Gives Safe Haven To Immigrants

Austin, Texas may be the first of many "sanctuary cities" that disobey President Donald Trump'...

France

True Fiction: When President Trump Meets President Macron

It's October 2017. The spring's French presidential elections had been won by a fresh-fac...

Switzerland

A Trump-Era Brain Drain? U.S.-Based Scientists Eye Switzerland

Foreign scientists working in the U.S. are seeking job prospects in Switzerland as they contempla...

Germany

How Merkel’s Lectures To Thin-Skinned Trump Can Backfire

-Analysis- BERLIN — On Saturday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump released a joint statement regarding their first phone call earlier that day. The statement ...

United States

World Reacts To Trump’s Muslim Ban, 24 Newspaper Front Pages

UNITED STATES The Washington Post Chicago Sun-Times MEXICO La Razon de Mexico BRAZIL O Globo Folha de S. Paulo URUGUAY El ...

United States

Beyond Donald Trump, The Real Problem Is American Exceptionalism

-OpEd- When Donald Trump spoke at his inauguration on Jan. 20, there wasn’t even a hint of trying to be magnanimous. Instead, he called for the most narrow-minded form of nationalism. It's ...

United Kingdom

Special Relationships, A Duo's Dynamics

— Analysis — To be clear from the start: No, he is not Ronald Reagan and she is not Margaret Thatcher — and this certainly is not 1981. Still, any false analogies aside, today’s White House ...

United States

TrumpSpeak To Berlusconisms, New Frontiers Of Political Rhetoric

PARIS — When Donald Trump talks ... well, that's some kind of talking. During his successful run for the presidency, the world got to hear the billionaire real estate mogul turned reality TV star ...

Mexico

Donald Trump Tears Down Old Right-Left Divide On Free Trade

Trump's vow to end NAFTA and bring back factories to the U.S. isn't typical right-wing id...

United States

Donald Trump Era Opens With Darkness

The 45th U.S. president took office by discarding the postwar precedent of values-based U.S. lead...

France

Circumnavigating In The Age Of Trump

—Analysis— Back in the 16th century, it took Ferdinand Magellan’s crew more than two years to sail around the world. Yesterday, a new record was set in the prestigious Vendée Globe solo sailing ...